The Top 10 @DanZarrella Posts of 2011

2011 was a fun year for me, I moved to Las Vegas, set a Guinness World Record and released my third book: “Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness.”

Also during 2011 I published some of my favorite data. As the year wraps up and we get ready to celebrate the coming of 2012, here’s a list of my 10 most popular posts.



New Twitter Data: Optimal Link Placement for Clicks
A heatmap showing where to place links in your tweets to get the most clicks.

[Infographic] 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Get More ReTweets
An infographic-style collection of my top data about how to get your tweets ReTweeted.

10 Words That Will Increase (or Decrease) Your Twitter CTR
A list of words correlated with higher (or lower) clickthroughs on links in Tweets.

New Data: 33% of Facebook Posting is Mobile
Data showing that a sizeable percentage of all Facebook content creation is done from mobile devices.

[Infographic] 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Get More Followers
Another infographic-style collection, this time with data on how to get more followers.

Infographic: 5 Questions and Answers about Facebook Marketing
Data-based answers to five important questions about Facebook marketing.

New Data: Tweet Lots of Links to Get Followers
Statistics showing a positive correlation between the number of links a Twitter accounts tweets and the number of followers it has.

New Data: Post to Your Facebook Page Every Other Day for the Most Likes
Data showing the optimum Facebook wall posting frequency.

New Data: Engage in the Conversation May Not Actually Work
My most controversial post of 2011, this data challenges the popular “engage in the conversation” myth.

Infographic: The 20 Most (and Least) Connected Words on LinkedIn
The words correlated most closely with connections (both positive and negative) on LinkedIn profiles.

What was your favorite post of 2011?